I wasn’t sure if I was ever going to write about the current conflict in Ukraine. As much as this feels more shocking to me than most other conflicts in the world have, probably because Ukraine seems a lot closer than most other countries with big conflicts do, at the end of the day there … Continue reading Propaganda is terrifying
If you’re a naturally pessimistic person like me, it’s easy to be stuck in your ways and only look at the bad days. I’ve had a pretty rough week. Our boiler died, I had to work long days unexpectedly and my health problems had been acting up. (although those were slowly improving as the week … Continue reading Acknowledging your growth
One year ago my grandmother died. I didn’t really know my grandparents on my father’s side of the family at all since they died before I was born and when I was really young. I have some memories of my grandfather from my mother’s side of the family, but again he died when I was … Continue reading Grandma
A lot of people in my friend group, including my brother, have recently started playing the MMORPG Lost Ark. I know very little about this MMO if I’m honest. I know it’s been running in Korea for a while and was quite popular there. When it launched in the west, I saw everyone flock towards … Continue reading Loot box laws
I’m a fairly bitter person. I know this and I’ve long accepted this about myself. Whenever Valentine’s day runs around I can’t help but think about how it’s a marketing scheme to sell flowers and chocolate. And it for sure is that. But it’s also a day to be thankful for those around us. I’m … Continue reading Valentine’s Day
One of the reasons I wanted to do a weekly blogpost about a completely random topic is because sometimes I just need to vent about life. And this is the perfect avenue to do so. I’ve been studying to become an English teacher for several years now. The past two years my progress has come … Continue reading Small tasks are harder than large tasks (sometimes).
“Incremental games, also known as clicker games, clicking games or tap games, are video games whose gameplay consists of the player performing simple tasks such as clicking on the screen repeatedly.” (Wikipedia) I recently got sucked into the browser game Cookie Clicker again. It’s a simple game. There’s a big cookie on screen and you … Continue reading Incremental Games
I’ve been working as a mail delivery person for well over 6 years at this point. I still remember when I first started out. I worked about 9 or 10 hours a week, I can’t remember the exact amount in my contract but it was around that much. The person in charge of our weekly … Continue reading (Bonus) Learning to say no.
It’s been almost two years since the Coronavirus started. The last time I went to my university building was more than 23 months ago. I’m still enlisted at university and I’m still paying for it every month, but it doesn’t quite feel the same. Progress at getting my degree seems to have come to a … Continue reading Covid’s toll on mental health
Loud noises, bright lights, flashy colors, busy streets, long train rides, large squares, crowded restaurants, cold weather, warm weather, shouting, car alarms, fireworks, and busy classrooms. I could continue making a list for hours and I’d still not get close to writing about all the things that can cause sensory overload. And I’m still one … Continue reading Sensory Overload